shpilkes

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Yiddish שפּילקעס (shpilkes, needles)

Noun[edit]

shpilkes pl (plural only)

  1. A state of impatience, agitation, anxiety, or any combination thereof.
    This job interview tomorrow gives me shpilkes.

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